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Old 11-15-2010, 05:01 PM   #42
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Awsome write up Chris!!! Thank you. Check out the link below from a differnt forum on Oil Filters - Dissected. I think this guy did a comare on ALL the major oil filters..very interesting
http://www.300cforums.com/forums/gen...dissected.html
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A while back when I bought my truck, I made the mistake of mentioning the F-word ( fram) boy did i get flamed... I now use Toyota, or Bosch filters if I cant get to the dealer. i use Mobil 5000 oil.
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I like using the K&N on my truck.. Mainly because it has the 1" nut on the end. makes it easy to take the filter on and off..
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Old 11-15-2010, 05:17 PM   #45
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Awsome write up Chris!!! Thank you. Check out the link below from a differnt forum on Oil Filters - Dissected. I think this guy did a comare on ALL the major oil filters..very interesting
http://www.300cforums.com/forums/gen...dissected.html
yeah, but they vary per engine they are made for it seems. Thats why I decided to do this one. Kinda get an "Apples to Apples" comparo.
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Old 11-15-2010, 05:22 PM   #46
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I will be needing to see proof of your qualifications do perform this comparison.
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Old 11-15-2010, 05:25 PM   #48
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I thought as much.
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Old 11-15-2010, 05:28 PM   #50
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Over the years, two Toyota dealers have sold me on the higher price TRD filter with their TRD cut-away samples.

And K&N filters look the same as TRDs too ... and I like the welded nut on top.

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Old 11-15-2010, 05:32 PM   #51
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I used Fram on my 98 for the entire 183k miles I drove it and never had any problems and it ran better than new when I sold it. Not saying they are ok, but faithfully changing the oil and filter every 5k probably helped.

I just bought a box of 10 Toyota filters from Dahl Toyota (ebay) for $37 shipped. I will be using Toyota filters on my 2009...

Thanks for the great info Chris!
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Old 11-15-2010, 05:37 PM   #52
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just a knowledge check,but what year was the spin-on oil filter introduced?
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just a knowledge check,but what year was the spin-on oil filter introduced?
I cant remember exactly, but it was in the 1950's...
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I cant remember exactly, but it was in the 1950's...
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Old 11-15-2010, 05:47 PM   #56
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Nice vid. Chris...Confirms what many have been saying about the factory filter(and Fram's) here for the last couple of years. I'm even more satisfied that only the OEM filter has gone on my truck since day one now.
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Why is everyone so hung up on the nut on the top of the kn oil filter. I always hand tighten never had any problems same goes with removal.
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Hmm i've used the Frams a couple times. Guess I should stay away from those for now on.
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Chris you should also add a Purolator Pure 1 filter into the k&n vs Mobil 1
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